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, the burgeoning growth of computer technology just happened to coincide with your arriving here? somebody suggested, maybe you ought to try this? i am asking how you process that. i get to that because of the success you have had, sitting on the obama commission. it is quite a fascinating journey. how do you look back at that decision at the time when you can barely speak english to study computer science? >> what is taught me is behind every closed door there is new opportunity. it is like every time life shut the door, it closes on me, high end up doing something else, and it is a new world that opens up for me. i learned in my life's journey many times that when something -- when it looks like there is no work -- no road ahead of you, behind that mountain, there is another road. there is always, if you try, you can always find a path. tavis: give me some key markers down the road, a key moments that happened for you that allowed you to get to this place with geomagic, once you left new mexico. >> first, i met an entrepreneur in city ago. i worked for him while i was studying computer s
think technology came in, and there was this age of sampling. you got these young artist now and they are sampling everything instead of learning how to play. i think the artistic value has gone down because people are not really into the art as much as they used to be. they are into technology. so it has suffered a lot. tavis: what is the worst case scenario for what happens to the culture, to the music, if that development is not arrested somewhere along the way? if r&b does not get resuscitated. >> the worst case scenario is, you should do a jazz record. [laughter] but yes, it has gotten to the point where there are so many great veteran artists, we do push records out, but there is no outlet for it anymore. they will play our old music, but they will not play anything new that we deliver. at this point, for me, is like, let's try to broaden the audience and reach more people. tavis: when you are driving in your car around town or around the country and you turn on any local radio and you hear jeffrey osborne, you hear l.t.d., they play at all the time. when you are drivin
generations be damned. no. the powers of the technology grants to us now, we can't operate that way. >> rose: yeah. so we need to look. let me end this by the following. final paragraph. human civilization has reached a fork in the road. we have long traveled. one of two paths must be chosen. both lead us into the unknown but one leads towards the destruction of the climate balance on which we depend. the depletion of replacable resources that sustain us, the degradation of u leakly-- uniquely human values and the pont that civilization as we know it could come to an end. the other leads to the future. our thanks to al gore. >> thank you very much. (applause) >> thank you. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the coca-cola company, supporting this program since 2002. within and american express. additional funding provided by these funders:. >> age by oomberg, a provider of news and information services worldwide. tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight conversation with the grammy-winning singer and one of the most popular musicians to come out of new o
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